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When you get down to things like freshening up the plaques and motor plates,
the project can probably be said to be nearly done. :)
My Nichols mill had a round nameplate or medallion on the base, but it was originally thin aluminum
in a shallow dome shape, with the name silkscreened on. But after a lifetime in production work,
it had been worn down and essentially pounded flat. I'd considered trying to repair it, or
somehow remake it, when I happened across a fellow online parting a worn-out Nichols.
His machine had this cast-alumium medallion that, while not in
very good shape, was going to be much easier to restore.
Here it is straight out of the box. Nicked, scratched,
tarnished, most of the paint is gone, but otherwise sound.
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